StitchCast Studio
Is St. Louis A Divided City?

Is St. Louis A Divided City?

April 8, 2021

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The Divided City Extra

Is St. Louis a Divided City?

Episode XVIII

Youth leaders reflect on the previous episodes of StitcherCast Studio Special Edition: The Divided City and explore the topics with peers in this open and honest conversation of growing up and being young and Black in St. Louis. 

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude

Wade Reprise

From The WHY of MY City album

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2021

 

This project is funded by The Divided City initiative. The Divided City is a joint project of the Center for the Humanities and the Sam Fox School, College of Architecture and Urban Design at Washington University in St. Louis. The Divided City is funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

StitchCast Studio Season II in 2021 is sponsored by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund’s three year grant 2020-22, Arts and Education Council PNC Grant, and Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot.

 

For more information visit: 

https://storystitchers.org/stitchcast-studio/

The Divided City III  Dislocation and Disorientation of Black Families

The Divided City III Dislocation and Disorientation of Black Families

April 2, 2021

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The Divided City III

Dislocation and Disorientation of Black Families

 

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The Divided City is a series of four unique conversations in the series will bring historical context around recurring topics chosen by youth in the StitchCast Studio published podcasts, including: the culture of trauma caused by poverty and repeated exposure to violence amongst families of color in St. Louis, stories of disorientation and dislocation of black families, and the power of story as healer in black cultures through time. 

Story Stitchers’ youth led by Stitchers Youth Council co-chairs Branden Lewis and Emeara Burns discuss concepts associated with disorientation and dislocation of black families with filmmaker and Washington University alumnus, B.D. Architecture, Jun Bae, and Sowande’ Mustakeem, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History and African and African American Studies at Washington University.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude

We Cope

By Emeara Burns

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2019

 

This project is funded by The Divided City initiative. The Divided City is a joint project of the Center for the Humanities and the Sam Fox School, College of Architecture and Urban Design at Washington University in St. Louis. The Divided City is funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

StitchCast Studio Season II in 2021 is sponsored by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund’s three year grant 2020-22, Arts and Education Council PNC Grant, and Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot.

The WHY of MY City Ferguson

The WHY of MY City Ferguson

April 1, 2021

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City

Ferguson

Season II Episode XLI

Saint Louis Story Stitchers StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City, is a series with conversations exploring St. Louis neighborhoods and Black culture.

Mayor Ella Jones, the Urban League’s Jamie KP Dennis, YC Bey, and Stitchers Youth Council members Emeara Burns, Llord Brown, and Shawn Taylor discuss the past and future of Ferguson. Recorded in Zoom in Saint Louis, Missouri, January 22, 2021.

Pick the City UP Art Interlude                                                                                  Worthless by Branden Lewis, Stitchers Youth Council Co-Chair                          Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2018

This program is a Special Edition of StitchCast Studio, called The WHY of MY City and is funded by Missouri Humanities Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Funding for this grant is provided by the CARES Act and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

To learn more visit: https://storystitchers.org/stitchcast-studio-special-edition-the-why-of-my-city/

The WHY of MY City: University City and The Delmar Loop

The WHY of MY City: University City and The Delmar Loop

March 25, 2021

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City

University City and The Delmar Loop

Season II Episode XL

Saint Louis Story Stitchers StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City, is a series with conversations exploring St. Louis neighborhoods and Black culture.

Author and historian John A Wright, Sr. joins St. Louis County Parks historian and author Esley Hamilton, Pastor Brent Roam from One Family Church and Stitchers Youth Council member Cali Fleming to uncover interesting facts about the history and importance of University City and the Delmar Loop. Recorded in Zoom in Saint Louis, Missouri, September 1, 2020.

This episode is also available as a video featuring historic photographs on Youtube and Vimeo.

This program is a Special Edition of StitchCast Studio, called The WHY of MY City and is funded by Missouri Humanities Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Funding for this grant is provided by the CARES Act and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

To learn more visit: https://storystitchers.org/stitchcast-studio-special-edition-the-why-of-my-city/

The WHY of MY City: The West Side

The WHY of MY City: The West Side

March 18, 2021

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City

The West Side

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City, is a series with conversations exploring St. Louis neighborhoods and Black culture.

 

In this episode, local youth leaders Emeara Burns, Branden Lewis, Jawwaad Spann, and Otis Woodard talk about growing up and coming of age in Saint Louis and share experiences from the Wells GoodFellow and Wellston Loop neighborhoods on the City's west side. Recorded live at the .ZACK in Saint Louis, Missouri, August 18, 2020.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude

America the Beautiful

Roland Johnson and Stitchers Youth Council

Published by Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2020

 

This program is a Special Edition of StitchCast Studio, called The WHY of MY City and is funded by Missouri Humanities Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Funding for this grant is provided by the CARES Act and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

Special thanks to Kranzberg Arts Foundation for providing the .ZACK Rooftop  for our recording sessions.

 

For more information visit: 

https://storystitchers.org/stitchcast-studio-special-edition-the-why-of-my-city

Music & Me

Music & Me

March 12, 2021

Music & Me

Season II Episode 38

 

Story Stitchers Youth Council leaders discuss the powerful role of music in their lives. Recorded live at Hansen House, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, January 21, 2021.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude

Wade Reprise from The WHY of MY City album

Published by Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2021

 

StitchCast Studio Season II in 2021 is sponsored by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund’s three year grant 2020-22, Arts and Education Council PNC Grant, and Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot.

 

For more information visit: 

https://storystitchers.org/stitchcast-studio/

The WHY of MY City: Music in the Lou

The WHY of MY City: Music in the Lou

March 11, 2021

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City

Music in the Lou

Season II Episode 37

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City, is a series with conversations exploring St. Louis neighborhoods and Black culture.

 

In this episode, local music professionals Timothy McGimpsey and Lamara Williams talk with Story Stitchers staff artists Ntegrity and Emeara Burns about the richness of music in St. Louis. Recorded live at the .ZACK in Saint Louis, Missouri,August 25, 2020.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude

What’s Your Why by Ntegrity and KP Dennis

Published by Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2020

 

This program is a Special Edition of StitchCast Studio, called The WHY of MY City and is funded by Missouri Humanities Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Funding for this grant is provided by the CARES Act and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

Special thanks to Kranzberg Arts Foundation for providing the .ZACK Rooftop and Ballroom for our recording sessions.

 

For more information visit: 

https://storystitchers.org/stitchcast-studio-special-edition-the-why-of-my-city

The Divided City II: Trauma as Culture in Black Families

The Divided City II: Trauma as Culture in Black Families

March 5, 2021

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The Divided City II

Trauma as Culture in Black Families

 

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The Divided City is a series of four unique conversations in the series will bring historical context around recurring topics chosen by youth in the StitchCast Studio published podcasts, including: the culture of trauma caused by poverty and repeated exposure to violence amongst families of color in St. Louis, stories of disorientation and dislocation of black families, and the power of story as healer in black cultures through time. 

This episode features a conversation with Story Stitchers’ youth led by Stitchers Youth Council co-chairs Branden Lewis and Emeara Burns with author and educator John A. Wright, Sr. and Sowande’ Mustakeem, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History and African and African American Studies at Washington University. Recorded live in Zoom February 9, 2021.

This project is funded by The Divided City initiative. The Divided City is a joint project of the Center for the Humanities and the Sam Fox School, College of Architecture and Urban Design at Washington University in St. Louis. The Divided City is funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

StitchCast Studio Season II in 2021 is sponsored by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund’s three year grant 2020-22, Arts and Education Council PNC Grant, and Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot.

The WHY of MY City: The Ville

The WHY of MY City: The Ville

March 4, 2021

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City, is a series with conversations exploring St. Louis neighborhoods and Black culture.

In this episode, local residents Paul Norfolk, Bobby Norfolk, Percy Green II, Emeara Burns, and Timoni Sherrod discuss the past, present and future of The Ville. Recorded live at the .ZACK in Saint Louis, Missouri, September 3, 2020.

 

This program is a Special Edition of StitchCast Studio, called The WHY of MY City and is funded by Missouri Humanities Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Funding for this grant is provided by the CARES Act and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Special thanks to Kranzberg Arts Foundation for providing the .ZACK Rooftop and Ballroom for our recording sessions.

For more information visit: 

https://storystitchers.org/stitchcast-studio-special-edition-the-why-of-my-city/

The Center Part II

The Center Part II

February 12, 2021

In this week's episode, 16-24 year old Stitchers Youth Council leaders brainstorm with host Emeara Burns about The Center, a project to create a youth arts and technology center supported in part by a 2021 Accelerator Award from The Lewis Prize For Music and discuss the future of Story Stitchers. Recorded live in Zoom January 28, 2021.

Pick the City UP Art Interlude
America The Beautiful 
Featuring Roland Johnson with Stitchers Youth Council
Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2019

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